News Archive (2017)


  • November 16, 2017 by Cynndie Hoff
    In honor of the late Kimasi Browne, Ph.D., Danielle Harris '16, M.S.'18 organized a 10-day trip with 19 students, faculty, staff and parents that aimed to learn how the past experiences of African Americans have impacted their present-day reality.
  • October 16, 2017 by Evan R. Cain
    APU’s Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence (CDEIE) trains staff and faculty to pursue cultural proficiency through diversity-sensitive student engagement, research, and professional development.
  • October 5, 2017
    Left on a doorstep as a baby, Terrell Watson, a 2015 graduate of Azusa Pacific University, is living his dream with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • September 8, 2017
    Azusa Pacific University earned a place in the National Universities category of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges 2018 rankings, positioned alongside premier universities such as Princeton, Stanford, and UCLA.
  • September 6, 2017
    While these are uncertain times, APU reaffirms its support for every student in our community, regardless of immigration status or national origin, and commitment to diversity, inclusion, and nondiscrimination.
  • August 24, 2017
    APU secured a five-year $1.3 million Upward Bound grant from the U.S. Department of Education that will provide opportunities for first-generation and low-income Azusa high school students to excel in their higher education pursuits.
  • August 14, 2017
    In the face of tragic circumstances that took place in Charlottesville,Virginia, Azusa Pacific stands at the foot of the cross in love of God and neighbor—all the people of God.
  • July 24, 2017 by Cynndie Hoff
    This fall, Azusa Pacific's South Africa Semester celebrates 10 years of building relational bridges between people and cultures.
  • July 13, 2017
    Azusa Unified School District and Azusa Pacific University are creating an additional pathway to college for students who attend Azusa and Gladstone high schools, including guaranteed admittance to APU and a $10,000 renewable scholarship.
  • March 15, 2017
    APU joins Biola University, Fuller Theological Seminary, and Pepperdine University, in collaboration with the Council of Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), to host the Advancing Women in Leadership in Christian Higher Education Conference.
  • February 16, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    Surrounded by family, friends, and elected officials, California’s new Assembly member to the 48th District Blanca E. Rubio, ’99, M.A. ’03 (D), took the oath of office before a standing-room-only crowd on January 28 at APU's Munson Chapel.
  • February 13, 2017 by Logan Cain
    Leading social commentator, community activist, professor, and pastor Michael W. Waters brought his message of racial reconciliation to Azusa Pacific University as a guest speaker.
  • February 1, 2017 by Rebekah Bruckner
    As part of its effort to deepen and extend its relationships with elected officials, Azusa Pacific University invited California State Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer to campus to inspire students of color to lead.